Baked Chicken Fajitas Recipe
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Baked Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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I can't remember when or where I found this recipe, but I've used it nearly every week since. We like it with hot sauce for added spice. -Amy Trinkle of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed

Nutritional Facts

2 fajitas: 340 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. In a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray, combine the chicken, tomatoes, onion and peppers. Combine the oil, chili powder, cumin and salt. Drizzle over chicken mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Spoon onto tortillas; fold in sides. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Baked Chicken Fajitas in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p29

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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robbrd User ID: 1292786 257450
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2016

"Love how easy this recipe is. I tend not to add the salt and add 1/2t garlic powder and 1/2t oregano."

semoore User ID: 2098741 247012
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2016

"Easy and delicious."

rschreib User ID: 6750331 242097
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2016

"Great taste! My picky daughter even enjoyed it! Easier than preparing on the stove top."

gunslinger User ID: 544392 241748
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"Very easy and delicious! Great flavor! If you wanted a little less spice you could use plain diced tomatoes."

mom2lauren User ID: 7407229 238931
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2015

"A working or busy Mom's kind of dish. Easy peasy and most importantly tasty too!"

az_jill User ID: 5181702 237233
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2015

"We loved this, so easy & yummy! Will be making this one again! Thanks!"

dbeauche User ID: 4406338 234960
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2015

"This was easy and delicious. I had to make something quick and had most of these ingredients on hand. I had to substitute salsa for the tomatoes, but thought it did the trick."

75Sally User ID: 8021903 233562
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2015

"Loved it! The simplicity is the best part."

MyDarlingDays User ID: 8474541 230795
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2015

"This is a weeknight staple for us & I love that it only requires one dish -- fast, easy, & so yummy!

I love it so much, I shared about making my version, in a recent blog post:"

aicenhour User ID: 4627743 228739
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2015

"This recipe was quick and good. I enjoyed being able to just throw it together and put it in the oven when i was ready to eat! I added some zuccini fresh from my garden."

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